spot them correct conjunctions

Spot them correct conjunctions

We sometimes call conjunctions ‘joining words’. Can you think why?

Can you spot the conjunctions in these sentences? Copy the sentences into your book and underline the conjunctions.

1. I put on my shoes and I went out to play.

2. I can’t eat my sweets until after dinner.

3. I can’t go out tonight because I have to stay in and do my homework.

4. It had been a long time since I had last played football.

5. I was going to eat the sweets but I saved them for my sister.

6. She was nice to me although she wouldn’t let me play with the lego.

Use conjunctions to make these sentences more interesting.

7. I can’t go swimming. I have forgotten my swimming trunks.

8. I’d like to go to the park. My mum won’t let me.

9. The old woman wanted to feed her dog. There was nothing in the cupboard.

10. I bought some sweets. I ate them on the way home.

11. The teacher was cross. She was late.

12. I went to the pictures. I really wanted to stay at home.

13. I couldn’t go out. My dad came home.

14. Look through your reading book. Write down any conjunctions that you can find.

15. How many different meanings can you give these two sentences by combining them using different conjunctions?

Spot them correct conjunctions We sometimes call conjunctions ‘joining words’. Can you think why? Can you spot the conjunctions in these sentences? Copy the sentences into your book and

Print Conjunction Worksheets

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Join the Sentences

Conjunctions are used to connect words in a sentence, or to connect complete sentences. When conjunctions are used, the result is a compound structure. A comma is used before the conjunction to separate the clauses. Three common conjunctions are and, but and or.

Coordinating Word Parts

Choose from the words if and unless to fill in the blank in each sentence below.

Multiple Choice Work Sets

Choose the correct word to complete each sentence.

Fan Boys- For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So

Use one of the coordinating conjunctions above to complete each sentence. Use each word only once.

Join Independent Clauses

Underline each independent clause in the sentences below. Circle whether the conjunction is used to show agreement, disagreement, or a reason.


Say whether each conjunction below is used to show agreement, disagreement, or reason. On a separate sheet of paper, join each set of independent clauses to create a compound sentence. Use a coordinating conjunction.

Indicating Cause and Effect

Subordinating conjunctions, like so, unless, if and because indicate cause and effect. Complete each sentence below with the correct subordinating conjunction.

Types of Conjunctions

Read each sentence below. Identify whether the sentences is filled with a coordinating conjunction (C) or a subordinating conjunction (S). Write C or S on the line next to the sentence.

Subordinating Conjunctions

Use a subordinating conjunction to combine each pair of sentences. Write your new sentence on the line below.

Coordinating, Correlative, Subordinating

Underline the conjunctions in the sentences below. Then identify what kind of conjunction it is.

Fill Them In

Choose the word that best completes each sentence.

Coordinating, Subordinating, or Correlative?

Read each sentence. Underline the conjunctions in each sentence. On the line, write whether it is in coordinating, subordinating, or correlative form.

Waldo the Wizard

Rewrite the paragraph below, using coordinating, subordinating, and correlative conjunctions to combine sentences.

Indicate Time

Subordinating conjunctions like after, before, when, since, until, and as soon as indicate when something in a sentence did or will happen.

Rearrange or Omit

Use the subordinating conjunctions indicated to join the sentences below. You may change, rearrange or omit words as necessary in order to clearly convey the meaning of your sentence

These free worksheets explore the use of conjunction within sentences. We demonstrate how they can lead to a more meaningful sentence.